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Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy (VRGET) for PTSD and Phobias

Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy (VRGET)–What it is and how it works VRGET is a technology-based exposure therapy with important implications for the management of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as severe phobias that are difficult to treat using … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy (VRGET) is an effective treatment of specific phobias, generalized anxiety, panic disorder and agoraphobia

Many studies confirm that VRGET (also called experiential cognitive therapy or “ECT” in European countries) is more effective than conventional imaginal exposure therapy that uses mental imagery to provoke a feared object or situation. The effectiveness of VRGET is comparable … Continue reading

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): emerging strategies for prevention and treatment

Overview PTSD is a severe anxiety disorder that occurs following direct or indirect exposure to trauma. In cases of direct exposure to trauma symptoms of PTSD develop after a potentially life-threatening situation such as a serious injury, physical assault or … Continue reading

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